Eclectica Contemporary2024-05-27T15:41:22+02:00


With an increasing focus on African Art around the world, Eclectica Contemporary aims to present a carefully selected and focused collection of art from the continent that interrogates issues facing us in a globalized world. The art at Eclectica Contemporary often showcases practices and materials from art history but which push these boundaries and explore uncharted territories of representation, technique and theory.

Based in Cape Town, South Africa, Eclectica Contemporary sees itself as an African gallery with an international vision. We celebrate the diversity and depth of art making on our continent while aiming to contextualize it for a growing global market.

Our program of exhibitions shows a mix of solo shows by gallery artists alongside curated group shows. In addition, the Eclectica Contemporary exhibition space has facilities for experimental, new media and project-based works.


Yasmine Yacoubi

Yasmine Yacoubi Yasmine Yacoubi is an artist with a rich and diverse background, having lived across four continents, which has deeply influenced her artistic journey. Growing up between Dresden and Casablanca, and later living in places like France, Australia, Chile, and presently South Africa, has expanded her sensitivity


Greywacke Eclectica Contemporary is pleased to present Greywacke, a solo show by Jacobus Kloppers. The title Greywacke embodies the essence of this exhibition, drawing from the stone formation utilised by early Dutch and British colonisers in the construction of iconic architectural marvels. The dense, dark grey stone, adorned


Passages Eclectica Contemporary is pleased to present Passages, the second iteration of our collaboration with Morgenster Wine Estate, showcasing works by Nina Holmes. The exhibition opens on Saturday, 11 May 2024 at Morgenster Wine Estate, Vergelegen Avenue, Off Lourensford Rd, Somerset West, Cape Town. The process of altering or

Crying In The Club

Good Good Boy’s work is multidisciplinary and inspired by the experience and reflection of ‘self’ amidst the swirling influences of the internet, pop culture, social media, socio-politics and intra and interpersonal relationships. Good Good Boy gives this a go through swathes of wild colour and self-deprecating humour - creating

The Non-Art Crowd

The Non-Art Crowd by Ashraf Jamal African matters, in this case its art, is a fraught wager, given the burden of history, immoral expediency, fetishism, and a greater range of prejudicial and projected perceptions as to what Africa, a benighted continent, might mean for the world. Here, I must





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